Mentor and mentee talking

5 mentoring benefits you should know about

Mentoring helps for good, and it is not only the data proving it. One of the great things about mentoring is the tangible human and professional development created by the people in the journey together. This natural connection brings long-lasting benefits, often higher than expected – and they encompass both the mentor and the mentee’s…

Mentor and mentee talking

Is mentorship for you?

One of the mentors in our programme recently said that mentorship is a game changer. That is a big statement for a learning process that usually takes place outside of the 40-hour workweek and crosses from professional into personal development. Might this be a game changer for you too? Mentorship is not only for mentees.…

Our mentorship program in Brainport

Check out this article from Avans University about our mentorship program in the Brainport region, organized with Brainport Development and aimed at retaining skilled international students within the area, providing them with the right set of tools via the program. Avans University is one of the four universities of the Brainport region that believes in…

Mentor Olga and mentee Sofia

The importance of having a mentor

We often think about mentorship as a unidirectional, top-down relationship where the mentor talks and teaches, while the mentee listens and takes notes. This hasn’t been the case for Sofia Yang, MSc research alumni in Communication Science and now a freelance consultant in Indonesia – and her experienced mentor Olga Martens-Stuurman, director of the Work…